mergesort

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EtymologyEdit

merge +‎ sort

NounEdit

mergesort ‎(plural mergesorts)

  1. (computing) A divide and conquer sorting algorithm that operates by dividing the items to be sorted into many small lists and gradually merging them together.

VerbEdit

mergesort ‎(third-person singular simple present mergesorts, present participle mergesorting, simple past and past participle mergesorted)

  1. (transitive, computing) To sort with such an algorithm.